The Design Thinking and Innovation Hub, University of Cape Coast in collaboration with the Kosmos Innovation Center is calling for applications for the 2023 KIC Agritech Challenge.

Application Deadline: 5th May, 2023.
The applications would be reviewed on a rolling basis.

About the Program

KIC AgriTech Challenge Classic is a 7-month program that identifies young people who are interested in setting up a business and provides them with a system of training, workshops, and support to develop their business ideas. The program uses coaching and market research tours to encourage participants to take a fresh look at the agriculture value chain and identify new areas with potential business opportunities.

This entrepreneurship training program is also competitive amongst teams formed by individuals who are admitted into the program.

About KIC

The Kosmos Innovation Center is a center that invests and supports young entrepreneurs and small businesses with viable ideas in the agriculture sector to thrive. KIC provides entrepreneurs with leadership training, mentorship and  network of support, as well as potential access to seed funding from KIC or other entities willing to invest in start-ups.

The entire entrepreneurship support is embedded in the AgriTech Challenge. The AgriTech Challenge is divided into the Classic and Pro programs.

KIC was established in March 2016 by Kosmos Energy as their Corporate Social Investment Program. The Center has grown to become an independent foundation with a fully established structure, operating independently.


To be eligible for the KIC AgriTech Challenge Classic 2023, applicant must:

  • be a tertiary student or a graduate
  • possess an innovative business idea in agriculture
  • be in need of the right tools and support to develop your idea
  • be passionate about entrepreneurship

To apply for the KIC AgriTech Challenge Classic 2023, visit

Please note that this program is being run by KIC in collaboration with the University of Cape Coast (UCC) in Cape Coast, Ghana. UCC would be hosting the physical sessions – orientation, market research, pitches, etc.

By Arnold

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